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2014 SMSociety Conference

SMSociety 2014

Building on the success of the 2013 Social Media & Society Conference and the 2012 Symposium on “Measuring Influence on Social Media, the objective of this 2-day conference is to bring together experts in social media and online social networks from the academic, business and public sectors, to share ideas on the best practices around how to study the impact of social media on our society. The conference will provide researchers in this area an opportunity to present and debate their ideas, and provide attendees with the opportunity to build academic and professional contacts, present their research, and learn about latest research in this area from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Topics of interest include (but not limited to)

Social Media Data

  • Scalability Issues and Social Media Data
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Social Media Data Mining
  • Social Media Mobile Applications
  • Visualization of Social Media Data

Online Communities/Social Networks

  • Case Studies of Online and Offline Communities/Social Networks Formed on Social Media
  • Influential User Detection
  • Online Community Detection
  • Online Identity
  • Trust and Credibility in Social Media

Social Media Impact on Society

  • Political Mobilization & Engagement on Social Media
  • Social Media and Public Administration
  • Social Media and Academia (Alternative Metrics. Learning Analytics, etc.)
  • Social Media and Business (Marketing, PR, HR, Risk Management, etc.)
  • Social Media and Journalism
  • Social Media and Health
  • Virality of Information in Social Media

Theories and Methods

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Theoretical Models for Studying, Analyzing and Understanding Social Media